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One large fragment inscribed with hieratic coffin texts

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha

Dimensions

Overall: 20.2 x 10 cm (7 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.) Content (Width of Column of Text): 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-638f

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coffins and sarcophagi

One large fragment of a coffin with hieratic inscription

Provenance

From Egypt. 19b: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1915 : assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition